66th ANNUAL KIA FAIR June 2-3

We need your help! Think about being a fair volunteer, and experience the fair in a new way. We can use your help Friday and Saturday for 2-3 hour shifts helping greet artists and patrons, selling refreshments and balloons. Must be 14+ unless accompanied by a parent. For details, contact sandyl@kiarts.org.


Artists in the park 3-8 pm
Beer garden at the KIA, 4-10 pm


Artists in the park, 9 am-5 pm
Children's activities noon-4 pm

Join us to kick off summer in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park. Nearly 190 jury-selected artists from across the country will offer beautiful artwork throughout the city's green, shady "central park." You'll find jewelry, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics, glass, fiber, leather, and wood, along with music, food trucks, and family activities to make a great, art-filled weekend.

Beer Garden (wine, too!) The popular Bell's Beer Garden, 4-10 pm Friday, happens outside the KIA among our exterior sculptures. Live music, beer, wine, and food will keep you relaxing and people-watching at the corner of Park and South streets.

Friday Music

4:30 pm, Rotary Stage: Cabtown Checkers
5 pm, Beer Garden: Mike Horrigan Trio
7 pm, Beer Garden: Megan Dooley

Saturday Music

12 noon, Rotary Stage: Mall City Harmonizers
12 noon, Ianelli Family Stage: Small Sounds with Mr. Paul
1:30 pm, Rotary Stage: Yolonda Lavender
2 pm, Ianelli Stage: Boogie Piano Girl Danielle Newell
3 pm, Rotary Stage: Dance & Drumming with Rootead

Saturday Family Fun
1-3 pm, Art in action: painting by Bonus Saves
12-4 pm, Children's activity tent: art-making fun $
12-4 pm, Art Detectives Scavenger Hunt

Extra Fun BOTH Days
Izzy's Lemon Aid $
Young entrepreneur will quench your thirst for a good cause
Bryce Cooley Caricatures $
Keepsake drawings that look like YOU
Pixie Dust Tattoos $
Long-lasting sparkling tattoos for all ages

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